The Northeast Frontier Railway has decided to run five trips of a summer special train between Katihar – Thiruvananthapuram Central – Katihar in both directions to clear the extra rush of passengers travelling towards Southern part of India. Further it has also been decided to restore the services of Dibrugarh – Chandigarh – Dibrugarh Express as per its original frequency as bi-weekly.
Special train 05796 (Katihar – Thiruvananthapuram Central) will depart from Katihar at 17:00 hours on all Tuesday from 12th of July till 09th of August, 2022 to reach Thiruvananthapuram Central at 19:25 hours on every Thursday. Special train 05795 (Thiruvananthapuram Central – Katihar) will depart from Thiruvananthapuram Central at 19:40 hours on all Friday from 15th of July till 12th of August, 2022 to reach Katihar at 22:30 hours on every Sunday. The special train will consist of 22 coaches. There will be 01 AC Three Tier Coach, 11 Sleeper Class Coaches, 08 General Seating and 02 Second Class Seating Cum Luggage Coaches.
Train No. 15903 (Dibrugarh – Chandigarh) Express will run as per its original frequency from Dibrugarh at 08:05 hours on Monday & Friday w.e.f 22nd July, 2022 to reach Chandigarh at 13:20 hours on Wednesday & Sunday. Train No. 15904 (Chandigarh – Dibrugarh) Express will run as per its original frequency from Chandigarh at 23:20 hours on Wednesday & Sunday w.e.f 24th July, 2022 to reach Dibrugarh at 07:55 hours on Saturday & Wednesday. The special train will consist of 22 coaches. There will be 04 AC Three Tier Coaches, 01 AC Two Tier Coach, 11 Sleeper Class Coaches, 03 General Seating, 01 Pantry Car, and 02 Brake, Luggage Cum Generator Car.
The details of stoppages and timings of these trains are available at IRCTC website and through NTES and are also being notified in various newspapers and social media platforms of N.F. Railway. Passengers are requested to verify the details before undertaking their journey.